Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

A few hours given, a thousand dollars saved.

EKS volunteers help ensure struggling families get the tax refunds they deserve.   Zimka, a Bay Area tax accountant, used to take her job for granted—“I’d say, ‘I’m just a tax accountant.’” That all changed when she began...

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Basic Needs | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

Mourning the loss of their child, fearing the loss of their home.

Jorge and his wife struggled when they lost their son and income; then they found EAN. Everyone experiences emergencies from time to time, but crisis can be especially devastating for low-income families—like Jorge’s. Jorge was born with cerebral...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

Career Prep 2018

OCTOBER 5 / 10:30am – 1:30pm Join us for a day of networking and skills training! Ernst & Young volunteers are partnering with United Way Bay Area (UWBA) to host a job-skills training event for local Bay Area...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

The new era of corporate giving, explained.

UW Worldwide CEO Brian Gallagher talks SPC and more in Harvard Business Review If you follow us on social media, are subscribed to this blog, or have had any interaction with basically any of our employees lately, you...

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Advocacy | Impact | United Way Bay Area

Show your support for tax refunds.

Act to help more Bay Area families get the tax returns they deserve.   Congress gets back to work this month after its summer recess and legislators will have their hands full with a number of pressing items....

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | United Way Bay Area

From struggling in school to a job in advertising.

Emilio struggled in school but found passion in a job in advertising through Youth Jobs+.     Like many youth his age, San Francisco Mission District native Emilio Diaz says he enjoyed the social aspects of school, but...

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Empowering Youth | United Way Bay Area

UWBA and Youth Jobs+ featured in The Atlantic

UWBA’s Larry Berry and Youth Jobs+ success Emilio Diaz talk about the importance of youth jobs In the Bay Area and across the United States, youth are increasingly moving away from 4-year college degrees, just as low-skill, entry-level...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

What is Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud?

Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud inspires, connects and empowers employees to engage in social causes   Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud is a game-changing platform that inspires, connects and empowers employees and organizations to engage in causes they care about to create...

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Impact | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

Tax season results are here!

United Way Bay Area’s Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Program is part of a national effort to provide free tax preparation to working families and individuals by training volunteers to prepare tax returns and identify critical tax...

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Advocacy | Basic Needs | Impact | United Way Bay Area

Could Inclusionary Zoning alleviate the Bay Area’s housing crisis?

Living and working in the Bay Area can be extremely rewarding. From great weather to a vibrant economy to ethnic and cultural diversity, our region offers a number of rewards for potential residents. However for many working families,...

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